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  • Room Type:Private Room
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Max Guests:2
  • Min Stay:1
  • Pets Allowed:Yes
  • dishwasher
  • refrigerator / freezer
  • garden
  • gay-friendly
  • heating
  • fireplace
  • kitchen
  • parking
  • pets allowed
  • shower/bath
  • smoking allowed
  • wifi (wireless lan)
    FROM: $80 $560 $2400

    Quirky arts&crafts by the sea



    What do you get when you combine a cabin in the woods, a cottage on the beach, & a cutting edge art gallery, all right outside the city sights?
    Enjoy the ocean view from your room, walk 1/2 block to lounge on the semi-private beach, or go for a nice stroll along the water. Read on the porch amid shady trees and watch little birds &squirrels play.
    We're just outside Boston, near Quincy Center, w/good public transport, free parking, & 10 minutes' drive to freeway. It's like combining Cape Cod & Boston in one.
    A peaceful respite if you enjoy eclectic beauty, antiques & art, and are tolerant of imperfections in a 100+ year old house. We are always in the midst of little projects: expect that *other than your room* you may see boxes or stacks here &there, paint colors being sampled, etc. We're clean but imperfect!
    - Shared full bath (host usually has opposite schedule of guests), + half bath
    - Free parking in front of house
    - Self-serve a.m. coffee / tea
    - Self-serve a.m. LIGHT breakfast: toastables w/spreads or similar; not included in weekly/monthly rates after first night
    - Wireless high speed internet — extends to outside
    - Many amenities including umbrella, maps, GPS
    - Personal heater, ceiling & window fans, shade, ocean breezes; no AC
    - Large shared kitchen, living, dining areas
    - Flat screen monitor w/streaming netflix & DVDs in living room; many books to read or art books to look at; no TV
    - Dishwasher, washer/dryer, microwave
    Caveats: the yard is a nature preserve, and genteel summer camp-like-ness permeates all. Mysterious interior design ingredients regularly invade the dining room. Thrill to the excitement of semi- domesticated wildlife if you catch a glimpse of skunks, watch mating slugs, or if you're very lucky & a raccoon peeks in your window.
    Neighborhood is super safe, &peaceful overall, w/occasional random neighbor noise possibilities; house is peaceful &quiet, w/slight sound transmission via antique wood walls/beamed ceilings.
    Price is temporarily reduced (normally $99/night) as balcony off-limits until repaired. There is a large usable porch on 1st floor, & french door to balcony can be opened to the breeze.
    Transport: 2 block walk to bus, 15 minute ride to red line subway (T) /Quincy Center, where there are also lots of restaurants & pubs. Or 5 minutes' bus in other direction to Hingham marina w/shops, restaurants, movies, etc.
    Total travel time of approx 45 minutes via driving OR mass transit to most parts of boston +main suburbs. The MBTA (mass transit) has a very thorough website, please consult it or G. maps for travel times from corner of Pilgrim Rd. & North St. in N. Weymouth.
    A car rental often available: 2-seater smart car w/hatch, 36$ / day or 25$ / 4-hours.
    This listing often not available w/out 2+ days' advance notice.


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